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Culture notes: Talking ‘Deliverance’ at the Fox; banished ag murals to go on view in Athens

FILM
‘Deliverance’ discussed

The Fox Theatre has added a couple of speakers before its 40th anniversary showing of “Deliverance” on Friday. Ed Spiva, Georgia’s first film commissioner, will discuss the film’s role in raising the state’s profile for location shooting at 7:30 p.m. Freelance writer Charles Bethea, who wrote an Atlanta magazine story on the filming, also will speak. Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q will sell sandwiches in the lobby before the showing. 1-855-285-8499, www.foxatltix.com. HOWARD POUSNER

VISUAL ARTS
Banished murals to go on view

The four murals that were removed from the Georgia Department of Agriculture in downtown Atlanta last year because of their controversial depictions of slaves and native Americans will go on display at the Georgia Museum of Art in Athens on Aug. 1. “I think we can depict a better picture of agriculture,” agriculture commissioner Gary Black explained then of his decision to remove the late George Beattie’s 1956 paintings. The state’s official art museum has produced a series of short videos in which University of Georgia academics examine the works’ approach to sensitive issues. 706-542-4662, www.georgiamuseum.org. HOWARD POUSNER

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